Aflac has introduced a new individual vision insurance plan, Vision Now, to help support workers and employers to providing essential vision benefits without adding benefits costs.

The new insurance plan will provide enhanced benefits for regular eye examinations and vision correction procedures with increased benefit payments and premium.

Aflac Worksite Marketing senior vice president John Harmeling said, "Aflac’s Vision Now product offers true vision insurance, paying benefits for eye diseases or disorders, eye surgeries and even permanent visual impairment."

Coverage offered includes for permanent visual impairment benefit with $750-$10,000 for visual impairment, eye surgeries benefit for $50-$1,500 for miscellaneous eye surgery and specific eye diseases and disorders benefit with $1,000 for specific eye diseases and disorders.

Three different options are provided by the Vision Correction Benefit for the insurer to select the best suited personal needs plan.

The product is underwritten by American Family Life Assurance Company in New York and in Columbus.